A 500-Mile Wyoming Road Trip Was Just Rated One Of the Best In the Country
Every year, Rand McNally rates road trips across the country and compiles the best of them into a handy guidebook. Recently, the distinguished mapping specialists rated an epic road trip circling the Continental Divide as the best road trip through Wyoming, and we couldn’t agree more! You’ll want to schedule plenty of time for this exciting adventure, so you get the full effect of the state’s beauty and are able to enjoy the numerous sights and attractions along the way. According to Travel Wyoming, once you’ve completed the loop, you will have crossed the Rocky Mountain Continental Divide more than a few times – and it’s sure to be a trip you’ll never forget.
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Some of the best small towns are the ones you’ll encounter on the road trip above. Meeteetse is an off-the-beaten-path destination with a charming downtown, Thermopolis is the hot spring capital of the world, and Lander captures the hearts of everyone who passes through.
What is Wyoming known for?
Wyoming is known for being a rural and beautiful state. You’ll find jagged mountains, rolling hills, endless forests, and wild rivers in all corners of the state. It may be the one place in the country where you’ll find natural wonders everywhere you go!
What are the weirdest places in Wyoming?
Some of the strangest places in Wyoming are the spots where thermal features have taken over. Yellowstone is home to more geysers and hot spots than the rest of the world combined, and Thermopolis is home to the world’s largest mineral hot spring! You can also find strange formations at Fossil Butte, Boar’s Tusk, Bears Den, and the Vedauwoo.